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Happy Dussehra 2018: Interesting facts about Ravana that you didn’t know

Dussehra 2018: Ravana was also known as Dasa-Sheesha or someone with 10 heads. These heads, incidentally, symbolised his scholarly mastery over the four Vedas and six Upanishads.

Come Dussehra and the Ravana makers of Titarpur know who is king

Once the festive season is over, the artisans will return to their professions such as carpenter, electricians and even painters, only to come back next year for the love of their craft.

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Amritsar train accident highlights: Nearly 60 dead, CM direct officials to form guidelines for permision to hold religious gatherings

Amritsar train accident: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident which has claimed 59 lives and has sought a report within four weeks.

Amritsar train accident: How Dussehra revelry turned into a tragedy

Amritsar train accident: Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Saturday ruled out the possibility of any punitive action against the driver of the train, underlining that there was no negligence on the part of the railways, and also advised people not to organise such events near tracks.

Kharar blacksmith playing different roles for 40 years

During 10 days of the Ramleela, 59-year-old Dhiman sleeps on the ground. He played the first role of Rajkumar in Ramleela before 1976, then played the role of Hanuman for 13 years, again the role of Dashrath for more than 14 years.

PM Modi slams Congress for promoting one family, failing to address poverty

PM Modi said, "In the last four years, the government has made serious efforts to provide proper houses to the poor living in shanties. Efforts were made in the past too. But unfortunately, their sole objective was to promote the name of a particular family."

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Dussehra 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Messages, SMS, Greetings, Wallpapers, Photos, Pics

Happy Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2018 Highlights: Dussehra in a way also marks the onset of preparations for the festival of lights – Diwali. Here are all the live updates of celebrations and festivities that keep on happening throughout the day.

Dussehra 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: PM Modi sets effiiges ablaze, celebrations underway

Dussehra 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared the stage with President Ram Nath Kovind at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi today.

Maharashtra: 'Harassed' husbands burn effigy of Surpanakha on Dussehra

Founder of the organisation Bharat Phulare claimed that as per the 2015 records, of the total number of married people who committed suicide in the country, 74 per cent were men.

Celebrate Vijayadashami with Bangladesh's special Beetroot Halwa and Tomato Chutney recipes

Dussehra and Vijadashami Special Recipes 2018: Bangladesh's special Beetroot Halwa and Tomato Chutney - quick recipes to serve to your guests to make the evening more special.

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In Delhi, craftsmen prepare Ravana effigies ahead of Dussehra

The stretch between Delhi's Tagore Garden and Subhash Nagar is where the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad are fashioned and parcelled across the country to be burnt on Dussehra.

Dussehra 2017: Here's how people are celebrating the victory of good over evil

Dussehra also known as Vijayadashami is celebrated on the 10th day of Navratri. Effigies of the demon king Ravana, are burnt as a symbol of the victory of good over evil across the country. Here's a sneak peek.

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10-day Dasara celebrations in Mysuru come to a close with grand procession

Karnataka's state festival Dasara concluded on Saturday with a spectacular procession in Mysuru.

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country on Thursday (October 22). Pranab Mukherjee, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries watched the evil going up in smoke.

Kumari Puja: Devotees worship young girls on Ashtami

Kumari Puja is often performed on Ashtami Puja day, where young girls are worshipped representing the nine forms of Goddess Durga.

Ahmedabad gears for Navaratri festival, practice Garba in traditional attire

Men and women wearing traditional attire practice Garba, the traditional dance of Gujarat state ahead of Navaratri festival.

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India celebrates Navratri

The ten days long festival that celebrates victory of good over evil begins.

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Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

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